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Re: [Issue 2746] New - update overwrites w/o warning local modification if local timestamp did not change

From: Alan Barrett <apb_at_cequrux.com>
Date: 2007-03-21 21:56:44 CET

On Wed, 21 Mar 2007, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> Encoding inode numbers in a working copy doesn't work exactly great,
> since working copies are allowed to move from one system to another.
> When doing so, this would invalidate the entire working copy inode
> cache.

Sure, but you just have to rebuild the cache when you notice.

> Not to be mean, but did you actually ever run into this problem
> yourself, or are we just arguing for the sake of argument? Because I'm
> still not denying it *may* happen, but chances are too slim to meet
> the problem more than once in your lifetime, unless you have a real
> use-case.

I haven't had the problem, and I am not arguing. I am proposing a way
of solving a problem that somebody else reported.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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